Tuesday Morning Rundown

Mary Knight/Family photo Reston Woman Family First To File Suit in Navy Yard Shooting — The family of Mary DeLorenzo Knight, a Navy Yard cybersecurity specialist who was killed in the Sept. 16 mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, has filed a $37.5 million lawsuit against the government. The family says saying the Navy and Department of Veterans Affairs ignored red flags about the killer’s mental health. [WJLA]

Military Friendly Firms — Several national companies with a big Northern Virginia presence made Victory Media’s list of Top 100 Military Friendly Employers. High ranking: Booz Allen Hamilton (No. 7); DynCorp International (No. 18);  Northrop Grumman (No. 45);  BAE Systems (No. 62); and  SAIC (No. 83). [Washington Business Journal]

Still No Virginia Attorney General – Officials are still counting provisional ballots — and there still may be a December recount in the race between Mark Obenshain (R) and Mark Herring (D). The Fairfax County Board of Elections will have a provisional ballot review Tuesday from 10 a.m. to  1 p.m.  [Politico]

(Photo of Mary Knight courtesy of Everly Funeral Home)

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